A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Belden in CA. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.16 km (-1 miles). Event id: nc73143016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73143016. The temblor was picked up at 11:04:23 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth -1.16 km, -121.2385025° West, 39.9780006° North. Global time and date of event 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 19:04:23 / February 16, 2019 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gridley, Susanville, Palermo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Chico (c. 86 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Paradise (c. 26 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Magalia (c. 11 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSE of Belden, CA.
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